jonnyGURU Forums
Home Site Search Reviews Articles Contest Links PSU FAQs  


Go Back   jonnyGURU Forums > Computer Hardware > PC Power Supply Discussion

PC Power Supply Discussion Troubleshooting and discussion of computer power supplies

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-14-2011
Oklahoma Wolf's Avatar
Oklahoma Wolf Oklahoma Wolf is offline
Everybody Wang Chung tonight
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Moderator
Posts: 5,582
Thanks: 35
Thanked 100 Times in 64 Posts
Arrow XFX Pro Series 1000W Review

Here it is, folks. Another unit based on that awesome 1kW Seasonic Platinum platform. Review going live in 3... 2... 1...

http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...Story&reid=267
__________________
More images from Mr. Nikon: theweatherwolf.zenfolio.com
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-14-2011
rafal_iB_PL rafal_iB_PL is offline
Flux Capacitor User
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 1,948
Thanks: 47
Thanked 43 Times in 42 Posts
Default

Quote:
Mr. Einstein, that air you and I are breathing right now is contaminated with a dangerously unstable mix of carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen. Our new EasyAir™ technology insures that this mix will be brought into balance throughout your entire home, giving you the perfect mix of elements and allowing you to always be at your best.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-14-2011
crmaris's Avatar
crmaris crmaris is offline
TPU PSU Editor
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Greece
Posts: 964
Thanks: 24
Thanked 33 Times in 25 Posts
Default

thanks for the review! Very good unit indeed and the results are the expected ones, since it is identical to the P-1000.



It's a shame I won't get one for review since XFX EU is playing hide and seek with me
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-14-2011
ferky's Avatar
ferky ferky is offline
1kW User
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 330
Thanks: 0
Thanked 11 Times in 9 Posts
Default

Nicely done

Question: Did either XFX or Seasonic unit made any buzzing noise (coils) at low load at very close distance?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-14-2011
Tator Tot's Avatar
Tator Tot Tator Tot is offline
Danke schön
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: St. Charles, MO; US
Posts: 3,784
Thanks: 19
Thanked 121 Times in 102 Posts
Default

Marketing, Marketing Everywhere!

I was actually surprised that they didn't put more gaudy marketing around the modular-connection or even at the top of the unit via those peel-away stickers.
__________________
Rig Specs (Has a HD5770 now)
Rig Picture
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-14-2011
Oklahoma Wolf's Avatar
Oklahoma Wolf Oklahoma Wolf is offline
Everybody Wang Chung tonight
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Moderator
Posts: 5,582
Thanks: 35
Thanked 100 Times in 64 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ferky View Post
Question: Did either XFX or Seasonic unit made any buzzing noise (coils) at low load at very close distance?
With the amount of noise all the fans in the room were making, I was lucky to be able to hear my own thoughts let alone any buzzing. You might as well ask me if I heard any spiders walking around the room
__________________
More images from Mr. Nikon: theweatherwolf.zenfolio.com
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-14-2011
ferky's Avatar
ferky ferky is offline
1kW User
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 330
Thanks: 0
Thanked 11 Times in 9 Posts
Default

Spiders? ... Someone said spiders?

NWM ... tnx anywayz
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 12-14-2011
Oklahoma Wolf's Avatar
Oklahoma Wolf Oklahoma Wolf is offline
Everybody Wang Chung tonight
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Moderator
Posts: 5,582
Thanks: 35
Thanked 100 Times in 64 Posts
Default

Yeah - they're all over the basement. Big black ones. Don't bother me any... I hardly ever see them, and they eat all the other insects that venture down here. We have an understanding, the spiders and I
__________________
More images from Mr. Nikon: theweatherwolf.zenfolio.com
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12-14-2011
mdk777 mdk777 is offline
Flux Capacitor User
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,116
Thanks: 0
Thanked 45 Times in 43 Posts
Default

obviously, because their Wolf spiders.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf_spider
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12-15-2011
Travis's Avatar
Travis Travis is online now
PSU backseat driver
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Beijing, China
Posts: 2,297
Thanks: 3
Thanked 19 Times in 15 Posts
Default

Wolf, that PFC controller chip is ON's NCP1654 working at 65kHz fixed switching frequency, which they've been using since X series gen 1.
__________________
Engrish is my second language.
Protect your kid from e-Porno with Green Damn.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.